The Federal Reserve and the Conference of State Bank Supervisors today released the findings from the 2017 National Survey of Community Banks. Survey responses were obtained from 611 community bankers in 37 states, and provide insights into what community bankers are thinking about key issues facing their industry. The survey questions addressed changes in bank lines of business, regulatory compliance, competition and consolidation. The 2017 survey also asked specific questions about small business lending and challenges and opportunities posed by financial technology firms.
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